New Delhi, November 23 (IANS): A court on Tuesday ordered Delhi police to register an FIR against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sambit Patra for allegedly posting a doctored video of Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on social media , in which he was seen talking about agricultural laws.
Metropolitan Magistrate Rishabh Kapoor of Tis Hazari Court ordered the registration of FIR against BJP spokesman Patra under the relevant articles of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), allowing a complaint by Atishi of the Aam Aadmi party.
Lawyers Rishikesh and Mohd. Irshad, representing the petitioner, said the accused fraudulently and knowingly tampered with the original video and uploaded the bogus, fabricated and tampered with video to social media for the sole purpose of luring members of society to s’ oppose the plaintiff and the chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal.
The plea stated that since the complaint clearly revealed the commission of a recognizable offense, it is the highest duty of the police officers receiving the complaint to register an FIR under the relevant provisions of the law.
Even otherwise, it is an established law that whenever information is filed with the police officer regarding the commission of a recognizable offense, said officer has no choice but to immediately register an FIR, we read. advocacy.